Hokianga, New Zealand
Hokianga is the region surrounding a large natural harbour on the north island of New Zealand. It is a sparsely populated area with many natural wonders, beautiful beaches, historic buildings and a relaxing lifestyle. A car tour of the entire region takes about two days, but you’ll want to stop often to enjoy the beauty and remoteness of the area.
- Rawene, Hokianga
- Wairere Boulders
- Waipoua Forest
- Climb the sand dunes at Rangi Point
- Take a helicopter tour
- Partake in a scenic driving tour of the entire Hokianga region
The Hokianga area has a subtropical climate with warm, humid weather. February is the warmest month with average temperatures around 26ºC. The best times to visit are in the spring and fall, when the temperatures are pleasantly mild.
Getting There & Around
Many people get to the region by car, but there are a few domestic airports nearby, including Whangarei Airport and Kerikeri Airport. The nearest international airport is in Auckland, about three hours away.
There is no public transportation in Hokianga. An enjoyable way to see the area is to travel the coastline by boat. It’s an area frozen in time that is best explored by taking the time to enjoy the experience, rather than rushing from one place to another.